Youth Mental Health Clinician

Youth Mental Health Clinician

Youth Mental Health Clinician 150 150 Wellspring Living
Wellspring Living
Published
July 29, 2021
Location
College Park
Job Type
Contact Name (not public)
Toneida Martin
Phone
6017218012

Description

Make a career out of making an impact.

 

Working at Wellspring Living is not just a job, but a calling. It is an opportunity to turn hard work into heart work. Learn more about this opportunity and apply here: https://wellspringliving.org/careers/

 

Youth Mental Health Clinician

 

Organization Type: Non-Profit, Faith-Based, 100+ Employees

Position Type: Full-Time; Salaried Exempt

Department: Girls’ Residential Program

Reports to: Program Coordinator

Hours: 40 hours per week, including weekdays and weekends on a rotating schedule; work hours will vary to include occasional early morning, late evening, and weekend time; on-call rotation

 

Position Summary: The Clinician is responsible for supporting organizational goals to provide the highest level of trauma-informed mental health services. In addition to serving as a direct care provider with a participant case load, this role collaborates with team members across multidisciplinary focus areas to meet program objectives and individual participant goals.

 

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):                                                                                                                

 

Participant Engagement and Program Support

  • Deliver key services on-site, including individual, group and family therapy, and the completion of biopsychosocial assessments and individualized treatment plans
  • Ensure program compliance, including the appropriate entry and maintenance of documentation in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) system, agency systems, participant or program records, and agency monthly summaries
  • Engage in clinical and multi-disciplinary team meetings to address participant progress and barriers
  • Maintain on-call availability to address coverage emergencies and participant crises
  • Provide care to program participants without regard to race, gender, ethnicity, religious or spiritual beliefs
  • Provide culturally competent care for participants wondering about their sexuality or gender identity
  • Provide program expertise as a licensed clinician, including discipline-related oversight for clinical interns in collaboration with program leadership
  • Maintain knowledge of current best practices across Wellspring Living programs, as well as trafficking and trauma, seeking professional growth in evidence-based practices through training and independent study

 

Healthy Living

  • Develop intentional connections with the program participants and staff members
  • Lead by example in modeling the characteristics of a Mission Driven Professional
  • Provide direction and encouragement to participants and staff
  • Model healthy boundaries to participants and staff
  • Provide support and crisis intervention as needed
  • Embody the spirit of a lifelong learner

 

Professional Qualifications:       

  • Administrative, organizational, and computer skills including use of email and Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Documentation of references (at least two professional and one personal) that attest to the person’s capability of performing the duties of the position and to the person’s suitability of working with or around children and vulnerable populations
  • Master’s Degree or higher level of post-graduate education in a related field, such as counseling, social work, marriage and family therapy, or psychology
  • Active full professional Georgia license in good standing, such as Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
  • Training in TF-CBT, TBRI, and/or other established methods for trauma-informed care strongly preferred
  • Minimum two years of experience working with adolescents in a residential setting, preferably under OPM/RBWO guidelines and procedures
  • Preferred experience includes providing services to youth who have been exposed to trauma, and in particular survivors of commercial sexual exploitation (CSEC)

 

Position Requirements:                

  • Moderate local travel required throughout Metro Atlanta related to participant and program needs, as well as occasional travel for training
  • Ability to lift objects up to 25 pounds and work for long periods at a computer
  • Satisfactory criminal history background check
  • Clean Motor Vehicle Record

 

Skills:

  • Analysis, evaluation, and objective critical thinking
  • Initiative for effective administration and organization
  • Efficiency and time management across multiple priorities
  • Communication and collaboration
  • Discretion and confidentiality for sensitive or restricted information
  • Strength-based tendencies
  • Relationship management across Wellspring staff, volunteers, participants, vendors, and partners

 

Character Qualifications:

 

  • Service driven
  • Relationship focused
  • Sense of ownership and stewardship
  • Problem solver
  • Professional
  • Detailed
  • Team player
  • Reliable independent contributor
  • Proactive
  • Flexible
  • Positive attitude
  • Enthusiastic

Persistent

How To Apply

Learn more about this opportunity and apply here: https://wellspringliving.org/careers/